Directions

To Campus

By Automobile

Taconic State Parkway
  1. Take Rt. 55 westbound (6.0 mi.)
  2. Turn left onto Rt. 376 Extension/Van Wagner Road (which becomes Raymond Avenue) (<1 mi.)
  3. Main entrance (gothic stone archway) on left
New York State Thruway
  1. Take exit 18 for Rt. 299 toward New Paltz/Poughkeepsie
  2. Turn right onto Rt. 299 East (5.1 mi.)
  3. Turn right onto Rt. 9W South (2.3 mi.)
  4. Take exit ramp onto Rt. 44/55 East (<1 mi.)
  5. Cross the Mid-Hudson Bridge and continue on Rt. 44/55 East (2.0 mi.)
  6. Turn right onto Raymond Avenue (<1 mi.)
  7. Main Entrance (gothic stone archway) on left
Route 9
  1. Exit onto Rt. 113 East/Spacenkill Rd. (0.7 mi.)
  2. Turn left at 2nd light onto Wilbur Blvd. (2.0 mi.)
  3. Turn right when Wilbur ends onto Hooker Ave. (0.6 mi.)
  4. Turn left at first traffic light onto Raymond Ave. (0.3 mi.)
  5. Main entrance (gothic stone archway) on right

By Train

Metro-North Commuter Railroad - tel: (800) 638-7646
from New York City’s Grand Central Terminal

Amtrak - tel: (800) 872-7245

Taxi service to campus (about 3 miles).

By Air

Stewart International Airport (SWF), Newburgh, NY, is 35 minutes from Vassar.

By Bus

Short Line Bus - tel: 800-631-8405 from Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.

To facilities from Main Gate

Athletics & Fitness Center

  1. From Main Gate go straight toward Main Building.
  2. Turn right at the 2nd stop sign onto Main Campus Dr.
  3. Turn left at the next stop sign.
  4. Turn right onto Sunset Lake Dr.
  5. Continue down the hill, over the bridge, and up the hill
  6. The AFC is the brick building on right.
  7. Parking lot on left.

Google maps directions

Walker Field House

  1. From Main Gate go straight toward Main Building.
  2. Turn right at the 2nd stop sign onto Main Campus Drive.
  3. Turn left at the next stop sign.
  4. Turn right onto Sunset Lake Dr.
  5. Continue down the hill, over the bridge, and up the hill
  6. Walker Field House is the gray wood building on right
  7. Parking lot on right.

Google maps directions

Kenyon Hall

  1. From Main Gate go straight toward Main Building.
  2. Turn left at the 2nd stop sign onto North Campus Dr.
  3. Bear left at the 3-way stop.
  4. Turn right at stop sign onto Kenyon Dr.
  5. Go through stop sign (1/4 mile).
  6. Go 200 yards, Kenyon Hall and parking on left.

Google maps directions

Prentiss Field Complex

Prentiss Sports Complex is located a half-mile west from the "T" at Raymond Avenue and Hooker Avenue.
  1. Turn left onto Raymond Ave. South from Main Gate.
  2. Turn right at the light.
  3. Continue past Mole Mole restaurant on left.
  4. Turn right across from Gulf station onto Brewers Ln.
  5. Fields and parking on right.

Google maps directions

Josselyn Tennis Courts

  1. From Main Gate go straight toward Main Building.
  2. Turn left at the 2nd stop sign onto North Campus Dr.
  3. Bear left at the 3-way stop.
  4. Continue on North Campus Dr. through the stop sign.
  5. Turn left into the North parking lot.
  6. Parking available in the lot.
  7. Courts immediately in front of you.

Google maps directions

Rowing Complex

The rowing facility is located less than five miles from campus.
  1. Turn right onto Raymond Ave. North from Main Gate.
  2. Go through 5 lights. At the 6th light, turn left onto Rt. 44/55 West
  3. Stay on Rt. 44/55 through 12-13 lights.
  4. Rt. 44/55 will curve left around the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and the Civic Center.
  5. Get in the right-most lane, and turn right onto Main St.
  6. Go through 3 or 4 lights, heading down the hill, under the Rt. 9 overpass.
  7. Turn right onto N. Water St.
  8. Follow N. Water St., past the Poughkeepsie Train Station, to its end (about a mile).
  9. Vassar Boathouse (main gate and blue Club House) right there.
  10. Parking available in the lot. If the gate is closed, park at the top of the hill.

Google maps directions

Vassar Farm

The Vassar Farm is located a half-mile south from the "T" at Raymond Avenue and Hooker Avenue.
  1. Turn left onto Raymond Ave. South from Main Gate.
  2. At the light, drive straight across the "T" on to a partially paved road.
  3. Continue down and then up the hill.
  4. Turn right past the barn.
  5. Parking available near the entrance of the rugby field.

Google maps directions

Vassar Golf Course

Google maps directions